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PHOTO GALLERY: DP Volleyball vs Atascocita

Written by Deer Park Photos. Posted in Sports

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The Lady Deer Volleyball team's season ended with a heartbreaking 25-21, 18-25, 20-25, 25-22, 12-15 loss to Atascocita in the bidistrict playoffs. Deer Park Photos was there to catch all the action. Click the image to see a great gallery of DP volleyball action.

Seven SJC Gators taken in MLB draft

Written by InsideDP.com staff. Posted in Sports

SJC SmeltzerDevin Smeltzer was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 5th round, 161st overall, of the MLB First-Year Player Draft. Photo credit: Rob VanyaSeven San Jacinto College baseball players were selected in the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers selected sophomore Devin Smeltzer in the fifth round of the draft. Smeltzer, a 6-3, 185 pound left-handed pitcher, was selected 161st overall. Smeltzer is a Voorhees, NJ (Bishop Eustace Prep) native who transferred to SJC from Florida Gulf Coast University. He made 15 starts this season with a 1.18 ERA, striking out 128 with 23 walks in 91.2 innings pitched. In San Jacinto's deep run in the National Junior College Athletic Association JUCO World Series, Smeltzer struck out 20 in a complete game against Chattahoochee College, helping advance to the national title game. He was also one of three players to earn a spot on the all-tournament team.

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected freshman catcher Ryan January in the eighth round with the 239th overall pick. January, 6-3 and 195 pounds, is from Swampscott, Mass. (Swampscott HS). He had 142 put outs and a fielding percentage of .994 this season. January earned a spot on the JUCO World Series all-tournament team after helping SJC to the national runner-up.

Sophomore Cody Nesbit was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 22nd round of the draft. Nesbit hails from La Porte (La Porte HS). At 6-3 and 175 pounds, the right handed pitcher was selected 673rd overall. He had 78 strikeouts and 10 walks this season, with an ERA of 0.80 in 45.0 innings pitched.

Sophomore Brandon Montgomery was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 26th round of the draft. The second baseman had 116 assists, 22 double plays and 64 put outs this season. He is a six foot, 180 pound Collierville, Tenn. (Collierville HS) native who transferred to SJC from the University of Memphis. Montgomery was selected 791st overall.

Infielder Nick Shumpert was selected 829th overall by the Atlanta Braves in the 28th round of the draft. Shumpert is from Lone Tree, Colo. (Lone Tree HS). The 5-11, 180-pound freshman second baseman had 93 assists, 19 double plays and 51 put outs.

The Chicago Cubs selected sophomore right-handed pitcher Montana Parsons in the 30th round of the draft. Parsons started in 13 games this season with an ERA of 2.38. He had 74 strikeouts and 20 walks in the 64.1 innings pitched. The 6-3 Parsons had 74 strikeouts and 20 walks over 64.1 innings pitched. The Conroe (College Park HS) native transferred from Texas State University to SJC. He was selected 914th overall.

The St. Louis Cardinals selected freshman outfielder Aaron Bond in the 39th round of the draft. Bond, 6-5 and 195 pounds, played in 38 games, had 12 put outs and 1 assist. He is from South Bend, Ind. (Clay HS) and was selected 1,186th overall.

SJC went 52-12 this season, earning a spot in the Junior College World Series for the 24th time in school history. The team advanced to the World Series championship game and ended the season ranked second in the country.

Parks and Rec Sports League Standings/Results (7/14/2016)

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All standings and results current as of July 12
8U Boys Basketball
WEEK 4 RESULTS (7/9) – Home team listed first
Rockets 4, Orange Crush 14
Bulls 10, Supersonics 6
7 12 8U Boys Summer Basketball
10U Boys basketball
WEEK 4 RESULTS (7/9) – Home team listed first
Hot Shots 14, Cavaliers 7
Bad Company 13, Team Pena 9
7 12 10U Boys Summer League Basketball
SUMMER SPIKE Volleyball
WEEK 5 RESULTS (7/7) – Home team listed first
Served Hot 25, Wild Sets 15
Kiss My Ace 18, Quick Score 25
Evolution Ballerz 15, Wrecking Crew 9
Ball Busters 15, Balls of Fury 12
7 12 Summer Spike Volleyball
REC Volleyball
WEEK 6 RESULTS (7/12) – Home team listed first
Quick Score 25, Evolution Ballerz 21
P-Town Ballerz 15, CGDP 10
Set for Life 15, Renegades 8
Memorial Baptist 19, Balls of Fury 25

7 12 Rec Volleyball

Walkup added to NBA's Warriors summer league team

Written by InsideDP.com staff. Posted in Sports

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He wowed Deer Park basketball fans and thrust the Stephen F. Austin State University basketball program into the national spotlight. Now Thomas Walkup has an opportunity to prove himself in basketball's biggest stage. He was selected to the Golden State Warriors Summer League roster. Games begin July 8.

Parks and Rec Sports League Standings/Results (6/27/2016)

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All standings and results current as of June 27
10U BOYS Basketball
WEEK 2 RESULTS (6/25) – Home team listed first
Team Pena 12, Hot Shots 17
Bad Company 21, Cavaliers 1
6 28 10U Boys Summer League Basketball
8U BOYS Basketball
WEEK 2 RESULTS (6/25) – Home team listed first
Supersonics 8, Rockets 6
Bulls 14, Orange Crush 2
6 28 8U Boys Summer Basketball
REC Volleyball
WEEK 2 RESULTS (6/21) – Home team listed first
Memorial Baptist 24, P-Town Ballerz 26
Renegades 9, Evolution Ballerz 15
Set for Life 25, CGDP 14
Quick Score 22, Balls of Fury 25
6 28 Summer Rec Volleyball
SUMMER SPIKE Volleyball
WEEK 3 RESULTS (6/23) – Home team listed first
Wild Sets 10, Wrecking Crew 15
Served Hot 15, Ball Busters 9
Balls of Fury 26, Quick Score 24
Evolution Ballerz 25, Kiss My Ace 10

6 28 Summer Spike Volleyball

Parks and Rec Sports League Standings/Results

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All standings and results current as of June 16

REC Volleyball
WEEK 2 RESULTS (6/14) – Home team listed first
P-town Ballerz 20, Renegades 25
Set For Life 15, Quick Score 7
Evolution Ballerz 16, Balls of Fury 25
CGDP 21, Memorial Baptist 25

6 16Summer Rec Volleyball correc


SPIKE VOLLEYBALL
WEEK 1 RESULTS (6/9) – Home team listed first
Kiss My Ace 23, Balls of Fury 25
Wrecking Crew 25, Ball Busters 20
Wild Sets 10, Evolution Ballerz 25
Quick Score 6, Served Hot 15

6 16 Summer Spike Volleyball


Co-Ed SOFTBALL
Week 2 RESULTS (make ups)—Home team listed first
Pipeline Drillers L, Left Out W
Odfjell Allstars 4, Savages 12
DP Free Agents L, Pipeline Drills L
Left Out 10, Odfjell Allstras 6
Savages W, DP Free Agents L

6 16 2016 Softball Standings

Dodds signs with Colorado School of Mines

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Deer Park High School senior swimmer Chance Dodds signed his letter of intent to swim at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO. Pictured with Chance are his parents, Jackie and Kevin, DPHS Head Swim Coach Chris Moralez, DPHS Assistant Swim Coach Lacey Henry, and USA Aquastar Swim Coach Harold Johnston. Photo by Jeri M. Martinez/DPISD Communications

Deer upset in Region III final

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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The Deer Park baseball team was upset by the Langham Creek Lobos in the Region III final over the weekend. The Deer, ranked No. 1 in the nation going into the series, end the year 37-3 and won their first 35 games of the season. The Lobos will advance to the state semifinals in Round Rock later this week.